> Skip to content

The first book in the Tiffany Aching series - five Discworld novels from master-storyteller Terry Pratchett.

Tiffany wants to be a witch when she grows up.

A proper one, with a pointy hat. And flying, she’s always dreamed of flying (though it’s cold up there, you have to wear really thick pants, two layers).

But she’s worried Tiffany isn’t a very ‘witchy’ name. And a witch has always protected Tiffany’s land, to stop the nightmares getting through.

Now the nightmares have taken her brother, and it’s up to her to get him back.

With a horde of unruly fairies at her disposal, Tiffany is not alone. And she is the twentieth granddaughter of her Granny Aching: shepherdess extraordinaire, and protector of the land.

Tiffany Aching. Now there’s a rather good name for a witch.


‘Quite, quite brilliant’
Starburst

THE FIRST BOOK IN THE TIFFANY ACHING SERIES

Reviews

Plenty to laugh at here, not least Pratchett's ability to put a 90 degree spin on the familiar

The Times

Plenty to laugh at here, not least Pratchett's ability to put a 90 degree spin on the familiar

The Times

A clear example of a comic fantasy classic and, well . . . Crivens! It deserves t'sell a millyun copies

Sunday Express

A clear example of a comic fantasy classic and, well . . . Crivens! It deserves t'sell a millyun copies

Sunday Express

A funny and thought-provoking fantasy, with powerfully visual scenes and characters that remain with readers. A glorious read

School Library Journal

A funny and thought-provoking fantasy, with powerfully visual scenes and characters that remain with readers. A glorious read

School Library Journal

Quite, quite brilliant

Starburst

Read More

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780552576307

    July 31, 2017

    Corgi Childrens

    336 pages

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Paperback

    9780552549059

    December 2, 2013

    Corgi Childrens

    320 pages

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781407042466

    May 1, 2010

    RHCP Digital

    320 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Booktopia
    • eBooks
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
  • The Wee Free Men
    Terry Pratchett, Paul Kidby

    Audio CD

    9780552150644

    November 3, 2003

    RHCP Audio

    RRP $38.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Hardback

    9780857535450

    August 14, 2017

    Doubleday Childrens

    320 pages

    RRP $27.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au